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This Curanderismo - Traditional Healing Using Plants offered by Coursera in partnership with University of New Mexico focuses specifically on the use of plants in traditional healing. As an educational and cultural platform, this course will share the history, influences, and contributions of traditional medicine.

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Overview

Trained traditional healers will share their knowledge of the healing properties of plants commonly found in the Southwestern United States and Mexico through practical applications that can still be used today.

Learners will not become certified traditional healers at the completion of this Curanderismo - Traditional Healing Using Plants offered by Coursera in partnership with University of New Mexico but will be able apply basic principles or traditional medicine to approach health and illnesses. They will become familiar specifically with the use of plants for the digestive and nervous systems; how to prepare tinctures and microdosis for healing; how to use juice therapy and geotherapy (clay combined with plants) for treatments; and the use of herbal oils and herbal smoke for healing. 

What You Will Learn

  • Students will be able to provide Information on the history,  traditions, rituals, herbs, and remedies of Curanderismo.
  • Students will be able to explain how to use plants in water-based microdosis, alcohol-based tinctures, juice therapy, oils, and smoke.
  • Students will be able to analyze curative remedies of plants of the Southwest for medicinal purposes. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Curanderismo: The Art of Traditional Medicine, Interviews with Traditional Healers
  • Plants of the Southwest, Medicinal Plants for the Digestive System
  • Medicinal Plants for the Nervous System, Tinctures and Microdosis
  • Juice Therapy | Jugoterapia, Geotherapy
  • Healing with Herbal Oils, Herbal Smoke for Healing

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Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 1 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Beginner Level

Tuition Fee

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Funding

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